Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics14.5% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive41.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision WorkStation T5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0CRH6C
Memory9.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:46
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
1st CPU: Intel Xeon E5620
CPU1, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
53% Above average
Memory 59.1
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 125
50% 82.8 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 486
46% 369 Pts
64-Core 464
31% 464 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI FirePro V7800 (FireGL) Graphics Adapter
Dell(1028 0306) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
14.5% Very poor
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 16.5
Parallax 18.3
17% 18.5 fps
MRender 11.2
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 9
12% 11.9 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM810 2.5" 7mm 256GB
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM08D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 194 195 217 209 211 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.6% Average
Read 219
Write 203
Mixed 174
SusWrite 197
45% 198 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 35.5
4K Mixed 15.1
54% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 55.9
DQ Mixed 29.8
38% 69.4 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6x2GB
6 of 9 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
51.3% Above average
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 23
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 6.4
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Precision WorkStation T5500 Builds (Compare 2,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $108
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